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Delegate’s Report

Del. Margaret B. Ransone

by Margaret Ransone

The 2019 legislative session came to an official close Sunday, February 24, and I am pleased to report it has been a productive one, despite the national attention and disruptive protests.

I am proud to say that we passed a historic tax relief program already signed into law along with school safety reform, healthcare reform and amendments to our two-year budget.

This year’s amendments were made to the budget including $15 million in new money for broadband, $12 million in funding for school resource officers and increased pay raises for teachers. The budget amendment targeted investments to schools, public safety and broadband infrastructure.

Additionally, I not only promoted bills to protect our family values and the good of our Commonwealth, but I stopped extreme legislation…

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